Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Director

The Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Director is a prize recognizing the work of a director of a Japanese film. It is awarded annually by the Association of Tokyo Film Journalists as one of the Blue Ribbon Awards.[1][2]

Blue Ribbon Award for Best Director
Awarded forBest Performance by a Director
CountryJapan Japan
Presented byThe Association of Tokyo Film Journalists
First awarded1950

List of winnersEdit

No. Year Director Film(s)
1 1950 Tadashi Imai Until We Meet Again
2 1951 Yasujirō Ozu Early Summer
3 1952 Mikio Naruse Lightning
Mother
4 1953 Tadashi Imai Himeyuri no Tō
5 1954 Kenji Mizoguchi The Crucified Lovers
6 1955 Shirō Toyoda Meoto zenzai
7 1956 Tadashi Imai Mahiru no ankoku
8 1957 Tadashi Imai The Rice People
Jun'ai Monogatari
9 1958 Tomotaka Tasaka A Slope in the Sun
10 1959 Kon Ichikawa Odd Obsession
Fires on the Plain
11 1960 Kon Ichikawa Her Brother
12 1961 Daisuke Itō Hangyakuji
13 1962 Kon Ichikawa Being Two Isn't Easy
The Broken Commandment
14 1963 Shohei Imamura The Insect Woman
15 1964 Hiroshi Teshigahara The Woman in the Dunes
16 1965 Satsuo Yamamoto Nippon Dorobō Monogatari
Shōnin no Isu
17 1966 Yoji Yamada Un ga Yokerya
18 1975 Kinji Fukasaku Graveyard of Honor
Cops vs. Thugs
19 1976 Shigeyuki Yamane Saraba Natsu no Hikari Yo
Permanent Blue Manatsu no Koi
20 1977 Yoji Yamada The Yellow Handkerchief
21 1978 Yoshitarō Nomura The Demon
The Incident
22 1979 Shohei Imamura Vengeance Is Mine
23 1980 Seijun Suzuki Zigeunerweisen
24 1981 Kichitaro Negishi Enrai
Crazy Fruit
25 1982 Kinji Fukasaku Fall Guy
26 1983 Yoshimitsu Morita The Family Game
27 1984 Juzo Itami The Funeral
28 1985 Akira Kurosawa Ran
29 1986 Kei Kumai The Sea and Poison
30 1987 Kazuo Hara The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
31 1988 Makoto Wada Kaitō Ruby
32 1989 Toshio Masuda Shaso
33 1990 Masahiro Shinoda Childhood Days
34 1991 Takeshi Kitano A Scene at the Sea
35 1992 Masayuki Suo Sumo Do, Sumo Don't
36 1993 Yōjirō Takita We Are Not Alone
37 1994 Tatsumi Kumashiro Like a Rolling Stone
38 1995 Shusuke Kaneko Gamera: Guardian of the Universe
39 1996 Takeshi Kitano Kids Return
40 1997 Masato Harada Bounce Ko Gals
41 1998 Takeshi Kitano Hana-bi
42 1999 Nagisa Oshima Gohatto
43 2000 Junji Sakamoto Face
44 2001 Isao Yukisada Go
45 2002 Yoichi Sai Doing Time
46 2003 Yoshimitsu Morita Like Asura
47 2004 Hirokazu Koreeda Nobody Knows
48 2005 Junya Sato Yamato
49 2006 Miwa Nishikawa Sway
50 2007 Masayuki Suo I Just Didn't Do It
51 2008 Hirokazu Koreeda Still Walking
52 2009 Miwa Nishikawa Dear Doctor
53 2010 Yuya Ishii Sawako Decides
54 2011 Kaneto Shindo Postcard
55 2012 Kenji Uchida Kagi Dorobō no Method
56 2013 Tatsushi Ōmori Bozo
The Ravine of Goodbye
57 2014 Mipo O The Light Shines Only There
58 2015 Ryōsuke Hashiguchi Three Stories of Love
59 2016 Sunao Katabuchi In This Corner of the World
60 2017 Kazuya Shiraishi Birds Without Names
61 2018 Kazuya Shiraishi The Blood of Wolves
62 2019 Tetsuya Mariko Miyamoto
63 2020 Ryōta Nakano The Asadas

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ブルーリボン賞" [Blue Ribbon Awards]. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
  2. ^ "Blue Ribbon Awards". IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved 2015-04-26.

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